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NetID - Account Summary

The MyNetID Account Summary gives you information about your published email address, email aliases, and more.

Note: Accessing the Online Account Management System ( requires using Duo Authentication.
To view your MyNetID account information, login to Once logged in, click the Account Summary link in the left menu. 
Screen displaying Rice Online Account Maintenance
  • NetID Information - use your NetID to log on to Rice classroom and lab computers and campus systems.
  • NetID Account Status - the status is indicated.
  • Primary Email Address - this is your published email address in the Rice online directory.   You may select your preference for published email alias.
  • Email Alias or Vanity Email Alias  - You may personalize your Rice address by creating up to only three email vanity aliases. All addresses deliver to your NetID email account.

Account Maintenance

Account Summary

Questions? Contact the OIT Help Desk.

NetID Information

Your NetID is a combination of your initials and number. In this document, the example NetID is mlm1.

Use your NetID to log into Rice classroom and lab computers, as well as the university systems, applications, and resources shown below.

Table describing emails of rice university
Type Status Description

Campus email system (Cyrus)


Used for by employees not migrated to Google email

Google email


Used for email by students and many employees



Used for off-campus access Rice-only resources including storage, printers, and plotters.

Google Apps 


Used for university calendaring and file sharing

PC & Mac Access


Allows access PC and Mac computers in campus labs and offices.

Web Authentication


Used for access to general CAS protected websites

Email Information

Your published email address is
To access your Rice email, you must log in using your NetID account name, mlm11

Primary Email Address

Designate one email address as your primary or published address for the Rice Online Directory. You may choose your NetID address or one of your email aliases as your published email address 
Email Alias or Vanity Mail Alias
An email alias or vanity mail address allows you to personalize your Rice address. Your NetID automatically assigns you two email addresses: your NetlD address and your official address (usually your full name). You may create up to three email vanity aliases. All addresses deliver messages to your NetID email account.
The following list shows all the addresses that can deliver messages to your NetID email account.
Table describing email alias
Mail Alias Account Type Status Mail Account Vanity Ready Official  Ready Vanity Ready User Ready
New vanity mail alias Vanity

You have 1 vanity mail alias remaining. Remember, you cannot delete or modify alias addresses after you create them.
Create a new vanity mail alias for your mail account

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Keywords:account, maintenance, online, management, system, summary, status, primary, email, address, public, new, vanity, mail, alias, netid, information   Doc ID:65433
Owner:Cynthia S.Group:Rice University
Created:2016-07-25 13:30 CDTUpdated:2022-05-10 12:08 CDT
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